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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO PRESENTS CREDENTIALS
(Based on information received from the Protocol and Liaison Service.)
Nebojša Kaludjerović, the new Permanent Representative the Republic of Montenegro to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan today.
From 2004 until his current appointment, Mr. Kaludjerović was the Permanent Representative of Serbia and Montenegro to the United Nations. In 2006, following a referendum in May on Montenegrin independence from Serbia, he served as the Special Envoy of the Government of the Republic of Montenegro to the United Nations.
From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Kaludjerović served as Chief of Cabinet to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Montenegro. From 2002 to 2003, he was Chief of Cabinet to the President. He was Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2000 until 2001.
Between 1994 and 2000, the new envoy worked in the trade and engineering sector in the Russian Federation. He was Special Adviser for multilateral affairs to the Federal Foreign Minister between 1991 and 1992. From 1981 to 1992,
Mr. Kaludjerović was a member of the Federal Secretariat for Foreign Affairs in Yugoslavia. Prior to that, he served in that country’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, focusing on international security and disarmament issues.
Fluent in English and Russian, Mr. Kaludjerović graduated from the School of Law, Belgrade University. He was born in Nikšić, in the Republic of Montenegro in 1955. He is married and has one child.
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* This supersedes Press Release BIO/3567/Rev.1 of 3 May 2004.